Yang Linking Vessel
Yáng Wéi Mài
Pathway for Yang Linking Vessel
Yang Linking Vessel originates at
around the lateral malleolus.
It then goes up to
at the lateral side of the lower leg, which is also the Vessel's Accumulation-Xi point.
It continues ascending the lateral side of the lower leg and thigh and reaches
at the lateral buttocks.
Afterwards, the pathway rises further up the hypochondrium to
at the shoulder, where it meets the
Channels of Large
as well as the
In the shoulder, it then goes through
The pathway then encircles around the shoulder and upper back area. It goes through
, where it connects to other Channels such as the
. Then it runs through
on the back of the shoulder and meets the Small Intestine Channel and
Yang Stepping Vessel
It then ascends further through the neck and reaches
on the occiput area, where it intersects with Triple Burner and Gall Bladder Channel.
Finally, it rises further along the Gall Bladder Channel of the side of the head to the forehead. During the course, it goes from